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There are 8 ways to get from Erftstadt to Amsterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Leverkusen to Amsterdam Sloterdijk

Train via Düsseldorf

  1. Take the train from Horrem to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

Train via Arnhem

  1. Take the train from Horrem to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  2. Take the train from D-Flughafen Bf to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

Drive

  1. Drive from Erftstadt to Amsterdam

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly

  1. Take the train from Erftstadt to Koeln Sued
  2. Take the train from Koeln Sued to Duesseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Fly from Cologne Bonn

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Train to Frankfurt, fly

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Erftstadt to Amsterdam by train

The train journey time between Erftstadt and Amsterdam is around 3h 46m and covers a distance of around 279 km. This includes an average layover time of around 35 min. The fastest train normally takes 3h 40m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Bahn DE, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Erftstadt to Amsterdam train service departs from Erftstadt and arrives in Amsterdam Centraal. Typically 55 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 11m
Layover time:
35 min
Total time:
3h 46m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 40m
Train distance:
279 km
Trains per week:
55
Cheapest price:
€58
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:48
Last train departs at:
19:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Erftstadt to Amsterdam train schedules

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The most affordable way to get from Erftstadt to Amsterdam is to bus, which costs €15 - €18 and takes 6h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Erftstadt to Amsterdam is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Erftstadt to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Erftstadt Liblar Erftstadt Bf and arriving at Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Köln Breslauer Platz/Hbf and Leverkusen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Erftstadt to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Erftstadt and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Koeln Hbf and Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 3m.

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The distance between Erftstadt and Amsterdam is 218 km. The road distance is 264.9 km.

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The best way to get from Erftstadt to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs €50 - €150.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Erftstadt to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Erftstadt to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Leverkusen station.

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Erftstadt to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Koeln Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Erftstadt to Amsterdam is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs €50 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €15 - €18 and takes 6h 46m, you could also fly, which costs €65 - €350 and takes 6h 7m.

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  • Distance: 217.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 3m

What companies run services between Erftstadt, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Erftstadt to Amsterdam via Koeln Hbf and Duisburg Hbf in around 4h 3m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leverkusen to Amsterdam Sloterdijk twice daily. Tickets cost €15 - €18 and the journey takes 3h 55m. FlixBus-de also services this route once daily.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€240 - €600
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Amsterdam Schiphol via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Amsterdam Schiphol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €130
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Koeln Sued to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Horrem to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Horrem to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Horrem to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Horrem to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne central station to Duisburg central station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Flixtrain
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Horrem to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Horrem to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €35
Train from Koeln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €26
1st Class
€30 - €45
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Erftstadt to Koeln Sued
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erftstadt Liblar Erftstadt Bf to Köln Süd Bf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Bahn DE
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leverkusen to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Leverkusen Wiesdorf Mitte Bf to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Erftstadt to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Erftstadt to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Erftstadt to Amsterdam is 265 km. It takes approximately 2h 49m to drive from Erftstadt to Amsterdam.

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